National 5.9.2016 01:23 pm

Woman raped and held captive for three days

This 30-year-old man was recently arrested by the Primrose police for an alleged rape and holding captive the victim.

This 30-year-old man was recently arrested by the Primrose police for an alleged rape and holding captive the victim.

A woman was allegedly held captive and raped for three days in the Marathon informal settlement.

Primrose police recently arrested a 30-year-old man for allegedly raping and holding a woman captive for three days, Germiston City Times reports.

The arrest was made in the Marathon informal settlement after a woman came to the Primrose Police Station to open a case against the suspect.

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Raped victim

She told police the man had called her and invited her out for the evening. She agreed, and the pair went out for a few drinks.

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“After their drinks, the victim alleged, the suspect took her to his shack, where he held her captive for three days.

“During this time, it was reported, he also raped the victim,” said Primrose police communications officer Seargeant Styles Maome.

The woman managed to escape with the help of her boyfriend.

“Her boyfriend came looking for the victim, and while he confronted the accused, she was able to escape,” Maome said.

The man was arrested and will be held at the Primrose Police Station pending his appearance in the Germiston Magistrates’ Court.

– Caxton News Service

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